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chondroma

 [kon-dro´mah] (pl. chondromas, chondro´mata)
a tumor or tumorlike growth of cartilage cells. It may remain in the interior or substance of a cartilage or bone (true chondroma, or enchondroma), or may develop on the surface of a cartilage and project under the periosteum of a bone (ecchondroma, or ecchondrosis).

chon·dro·ma

(kon-drō'mă),
A benign neoplasm derived from mesodermal cells that form cartilage.
[chondro- + G. -ōma, tumor]

chondroma

/chon·dro·ma/ (kon-dro´mah) pl. chondromas, chondro´mata   a benign tumor or tumor-like growth of mature hyaline cartilage. It may remain centrally within the substance of a cartilage or bone (enchondroma) or may develop on the surface (juxtacortical or periosteal c.) .
joint chondroma  a mass of cartilage in the synovial membrane of a joint.
synovial chondroma  a cartilaginous body formed in a synovial membrane.

chondroma

(kŏn-drō′mə)
n. pl. chondro·mas or chondro·mata (-mə-tə)
A cartilaginous growth or tumor.

chon·dro′ma·tous (-mə-təs) adj.

chondroma

[kondrō′mə] pl. chondromas, chondromata
a benign, fairly common tumor of cartilage cells that grows slowly within cartilage (enchondroma) or on the surface (ecchondroma). Kinds of chondromas are joint chondroma and synovial chondroma. See also ecchondroma, enchondroma. chondromatous, adj.

chondroma

(1) A benign encapsulated cartilaginous tumour with a lobular growth pattern, which is most commonly seen in young women, often in association with Carney’s triad.
(2) Hamartoma of lung.

chon·dro·ma

(kon-drō'mă)
A benign neoplasm derived from mesodermal cells that form cartilage.
[chondro- + G. -ōma, tumor]

chondroma

A benign tumour of CARTILAGE.

chondroma

benign cartilage neoplasm

chon·dro·ma

(kon-drō'mă)
A benign neoplasm derived from mesodermal cells that form cartilage.
[chondro- + G. -ōma, tumor]

chondroma (kondrō´mə),

n a benign tumor of cartilage. However, many chondrosarcomas arise in preexisting chondromas.

chondroma

a tumor or tumor-like growth of cartilage cells. It may remain in the interior arising from the cartilage of the medullary cavity (true chondroma, or enchondroma), or may develop on the surface of a cartilage and project under the periosteum of a bone (ecchondroma, or ecchondrosis).

chondroma rodens
see multilobular chondroma and osteoma.